Poster Apollo Chamber Players with organist Daryl Robinson
The Apollo Chamber Players with organist Daryl Robinson
Photo: Lynn Lane
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Wang Jie: The Night When You See Again

In 2022, the Apollo Chamber Players commissioned a work by composer Wang Jie. Wang Jie, also trained as an organist, wrote the piece for the unusual combination of pipe organ and string quartet. On today's show, we'll hear the Apollo Chamber Players and organist Daryl Robinson play the world premiere of The Night When You See Again by Wang Jie.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Brad Warnaar: Horn Concerto Movement 3 Tarantella
Leslie Norton, horn | Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Album: Wind Concertos
Naxos 8559818

Dmitri Shostakovich: Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, Op. 40 Movement 4: Allegro
Sterling Elliott, cello | Wynona Wang, piano
Tippet Rise Art Center, The Olivier Music Barn, Tippet Rise Art Center, Fishtail, MT

Aldemaro Romero: Fuga con pajarillo
Polish Radio Orchestra in Warsaw | Christian Vasquez, conductor
Witold Lutoslawski Polish Radio Concert Studio, Warsaw, Poland

Edvard Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16
Joyce Yang, piano | Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Nashville Symphony, The Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, TN

Hour 2

Florence Price: Negro Folksongs in Counterpoint: No. 3, Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes
Apollo Chamber Players
Album: Blurred Boundaries
Navona Records

Wang Jie: The Night When You See Again
Apollo Chamber Players | Daryl Robinson, organ
Apollo Chamber Players, Bates Recital Hall, Rice University, Houston, TX

Aaron Copland: Quiet City
Robert Walters, English horn | Kevin Cobb, trumpet | Colorado College Summer Music Festival Orchestra | Scott Yoo, conductor
Colorado College Summer Music Festival, Packard Hall, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO

Felix Mendelssohn: Variations serieuses in D minor, Op. 54
Jeremy Denk, piano
Aspen Music Festival and School, Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, CO

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